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Specialised housebreakers detained

A TOTAL of 11 people have been arrested in a sting to bring down a violent gang which specialised in burglaries and robberies. Full story...

Centre for Parkinson’s sufferers opens

A ‘SCHOOL’ for Parkinson’s disease has been set up at Elche general hospital to provide comprehensive care for sufferers of the condition. More in Friday’s...

Campervans in the clear

CAMPERVANS cannot be prevented from stopping in places where other vehicles can legally park, according to a report by Torrevieja local police. Full story in...

Canine cove almost ready

SANTA Pola’s beach for dogs could be ready to open next month, announced the councillor for beaches Mercedes Landa. More in today’s Costa Blanca News...

Irish murder suspect arrest at Alicante airport

AN IRISH man wanted on suspicion of two murders was arrested at Alicante-Elche airport, announced the Guardia Civil. The 32-year-old was detained under a European...

Bid to halt the building

A BUILDING moratorium for Orihuela Costa has been mooted by Cambiemos party councillor Marta Guillén. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition)

River row escalates

AN ONGOING row over who is responsible for cleaning the River Segura waterway is angering town halls and environmentalists. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News...

Taxman targets holiday lets

WITH tax filing season now underway, inspectors are reported to be targeting property owners who placed advertisements for holiday rentals during 2015. The crackdown includes those...

Dozens of animals killed in pet store fire

TRAGEDY struck in Benalmádena on Tuesday, April 12, as dozens of animals were killed after a fire broke out in an Arroyo de la Miel...

Brit bars in ‘Grand National’ police raid

FIVE British bars in Benidorm were raided on Saturday afternoon as a Valencia regional police unit moved in to crack down on illegal gambling. There...

Brexit vote hearing in the offing

A HIGH Court hearing is expected to take place in London next week, challenging the UK Government over its decision to exclude up to...

Woman stabbed to death in Benidorm

ANOTHER case of domestic violence in which a woman has been brutally murdered has been reported, this time in Benidorm. Police say that a 48-year-old...

Double the speed limit

GUARDIA Civil have arrested a 53-year-old man driving a BMW at 240km/h. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News (south edition).  

Expat office on the move

THE INTERNATIONAL residents’ office (OARI) situated opposite Torrevieja town hall is set to move to the former tourism information point close to the hippy...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...